Celebrating Student Achievements 2018–2019
With another academic year drawn to a close, there is a lot to celebrate at the Center for Geospatial Analytics! Discover what our talented doctoral and professional master’s students have been up to over the past year.
Image Gallery: Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. Student Course Projects Shine
As part of their required Geospatial Computation and Simulation course, our first cohort of Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. students developed unique class projects and presented them in Hunt Library during the last week of Spring classes.
Congratulations to Our May 2019 Graduates!
At May graduation, 51 members of the Center for Geospatial Analytics community will be recognized for completing their graduate programs.
Meeting Real-World Needs with GIS Expertise
During their final semester, each master’s student in Geospatial Information Science and Technology completes a service-learning capstone project, working directly with a community or industry partner. This season, we celebrate the work of our May graduates.
Unique Partnership Sheds Light On Energy Challenges for Low-Income Households
Center for Geospatial Analytics researchers Bill Slocumb and Charlynne Smith, and students Joshua Randall and Mark Griffin, contributed to an NC State-led partnership that evaluated the needs, challenges and possible solutions to energy challenges facing low-income households.
Jason Matney Is NC State’s 2019 Esri Development Center Student of the Year
The Center for Geospatial Analytics joined an elite group of worldwide university departments in 2017 when it was named an Esri Development Center. Congratulations to the 2019 EDC Student of the Year: doctoral candidate Jason Matney.
Partnership with Wake County a New Think (and Do) Tank for Harnessing Spatial Data
Through a new partnership called Geo-IDEAS, NC State’s Center for Geospatial Analytics and Wake County government are innovating the future of spatial analysis and decision-making.
A Passion for Teaching and the Future of GIS
For the past eight semesters, Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. candidate Jason Matney has taught hundreds of students as a graduate teaching assistant and course instructor at NC State. As he prepares to defend his dissertation, he reflects on his experience and the future of his field.
Student Travel: Making Remote Sensing Connections at AGU
At the 2018 AGU Fall Meeting, Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Nick Kruskamp presented his latest research using satellite imagery to track changes in forest health.
Student Travel: Rethinking Boundaries at the Human Dimensions of Wildfire Conference
At the Human Dimensions of Wildfire Conference, Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Nicole Inglis discovered how bridging boundaries will be a key component of her fire management research.